"This drummer extraordinaire
founded some of our finest funk
and jazz groups." - Citysearch
You can hear Brannen's
work on the Live CDs, and I have a sneaky suspicion
we'll be able to hear him drumming on the Coma
Brannen has a great website too, so get over there, and take a look at his
other cool projects (ie: Blaze!!).
- Name: Brannen Temple
- Born: 26th August, 1970 in
Drums (Fibes) and percussion.
Brannen's Story: From the
early age of 10, Brannen started playing drums in the school Jazz
bands, winning various awards along the way, before turning pro. He
has worked with so many other artists, that I can't list them all
here, but among them are:- Sheena
Easton, Kevin Paige, Robben
Khan, and Janet
Brannen's hottest main project is of course his award winning band
- Musical Influences: Miles
Wonder; Sly Stone; Herbie Hancock; and John
- Links to sus
HOT BUTTERED RHYTHM
Sultry, lush and occasionally funky traditional
quintet, with bump, thump and sophistication.
2 drummers, 2 bassists and 2 keyboardists, with improvised explorations into jazz-flavoured, soul-bound modern funk.
Hot Buttered Rhythm
plays for many different artists including (but not limited to):- Stephen Bruton, Lisa
Tingle, Sheena Easton, Chris Duarte, Robben Ford, Laura
Scarborough Project, Clay
Moore, Hot Buttered Rhythm, and Seela.
"Brannen Temple is considered one of the finest drummers working
today. His list of creds is boggling, comprising almost 40 albums and about 30
TV/video/movie appearances, from “The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson” to
“The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” - 20